Top 10 City Projects


Welcome to the Top Ten City Projects List

The following City projects are identified as Top 10 due to their significant impact on citizens and our community at large. These projects also have a significant impact through City departments, guiding their work efforts and collaboration. Below is an alphabetical list of each project, their objectives, and a contact name should you have further questions or comments. Stop back to this page in the future to see progress and development on these projects.  

City Hall Renovation

The project objectives are to improve customer service to the public, maximize department and inter-department collaboration, create more consistent, quality work-space, standardize office space and create an environment that promotes employee wellbeing. In 2014, the City Hall Ground Floor Renovation consolidated the Planning and Building Services department staff on one floor. In 2015, the Second Floor of City Hall will be renovated for the Human Resources and Public Works Engineering Division.

More: Contact Lance Weatherly

Indoor Aquatic Center at Spellerberg Park

This project is to design and build the City’s first indoor aquatic center. Based on the recommendation from Counsilman-Hunsaker and Associates, who provided the City with a citywide aquatic facility master plan, it was determined that Spellerberg Park will be the location for this new center. The project broke ground in August 2014 and has a target completion of fall 2016.

More: Indoor Aquatic Center Contact Kendra Simonsma


Emergency Preparedness

The purpose of this project is to improve the City’s response to disasters with the enhancement of the incident command system and the development of department specific continuity plans.

More: Contact Regan Smith


Events Center

The purpose of this project is to build a quality multipurpose facility that will host sporting events, concerts, conventions, banquets, etc., and that will improve the quality of life and stimulate economic return to the citizens of Sioux Falls. For additional questions or comments you may contact Kendra Siemonsma.

More: Events Center Project PageContact Kendra Siemonsma 


iDrive (Financial Management) Initiative

The purpose of this project is to modernize service delivery, improve information flow, and reduce the cost of business through the use of new technology. For additional questions or comments you may contact Krista Stuessi.

More: Contact Krista Stuessi


Land Management Integration

The purpose of this project is to create greater functionality in business operations through the integration of current land management systems. For additional questions or comments you may contact Debra Gaikowski.

More: Contact Debra Gaikowski


Live Well Sioux Falls

The purpose of this project is to improve health, reduce health disparities, and control health care spending by supporting community efforts to reduce heart disease, cancer, stroke, and diabetes. For additional questions or comments you may contact Alicia Collura.

More: Live Well Sioux Falls Page |  Contact Alicia Collura


Downtown Sioux Falls Rail Yard Redevelopment

The purpose of this project is to assess the feasibility of removing the rail yard out of downtown and determine options for its relocation. This would then create a redevelopment opportunity in the core part of downtown. For additional questions or comments you may contact Josh Peterson.

More: Rail Yard Redevelopment PageContact Josh Peterson 


Subdivision Annexation Project

The purpose of the Subdivision Annexation project is to complete the annexation of identified properties and subdivisions. Completing these annexations will ensure orderly growth within the city, provide adequate municipal services, and maintain equal benefits to both annexed areas and existing city properties.

More: Contact Debra Gaikowski